Job: Fisheries Technician: Southeast Utah

Title Fisheries Technician: Southeast Utah
Agency, Location Utah Division of Wildlife Resources
Categories Student, Temporary
Job # 13773
Salary Starting at $11.78 / hr
Responsibilities

6 month (May-Oct) position for 2020 field season. 

Primary duties include assisting regional fisheries biologists with: 
1. Colorado River Cutthroat Trout enhancement projects 
a. fish trap/spawning operations 
b. stream habitat improvement projects 
c. stream surveys 
d. invasive species removals 
e. high mountain lake surveys 
f. stream rotenone treatment 

2. General lake and reservoir fisheries management: netting and electrofishing surveys, warmwater fish transfers, disease fish collection 

Much of this work is completed in remote areas requiring frequent overnight camping in some of the most scenic areas of the state. Campers, food, and supplies are provided on overnight trips.  Work related gear (waders, wader boots, uniform t-shirt and hat) is provided. Housing can be provided.

Qualifications

Education in an Aquatics related field culminating in a B.S. degree is desired. Experience with above listed activities is desired.  Candidates are expected to be able to pack 50 pounds through mountainous terrain for 8+ miles in a day, often in slippery, rocky terrain.

To apply email resume and cover letter to [email protected].

Ad Closing Date: February 19, 2020

Contact

Calvin Black [email protected]

 

 

Link https://www.wildlife.utah.gov